Eberly News

Air Force funds WVU research on morality in human-robot interactions

“The mediator between the head and the hands must be the heart,” says Maria, the working class advocate-turned machine in Fritz Lang’s 1927 film, “Metropolis.”

WVU researchers linking Clean Air Act to soil composition

A team of West Virginia University researchers are investigating the impact of the Clean Air Act on soil and tree growth in the eastern U.S.  

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WVU physics professor awarded 2019 Hans Christian Oersted Medal

West Virginia University professor joins the ranks of luminaries Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman and Nobel laureates as the recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal from the American Association of Physics Teachers. 

WVU part of 10-university alliance improving diversity in STEM

West Virginia University continues to be part of a multimillion dollar effort across a 10-university alliance to support STEM education for underrepresented students in Appalachia.  

Eberly College hires Julie Cryser as assistant dean for development

Julie Cryser, assistant dean of advancement for the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design at West Virginia University, has accepted a position as the assistant dean for development for the WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.

WVU researchers focus on school-based healthcare in Appalachia

Hindered by access to high-quality healthcare, West Virginia children demonstrate some of the worst health outcomes in the nation.  

WVU advances technology and transparency to shale gas in new MSEEL site

Improving shale energy productivity and reducing the environmental footprint of the natural gas industry are the goals of a  West Virginia University partnership at a second  Marcellus Shale Energy and Environmental Labto be located in western Monongalia County. 

WVU geology student researching “world of the past”

Before he was rafting 40 miles down a river in Alaska and sailing in the South China Sea, West Virginia University student Ben Johnson was an engineering major at Michigan State University. However, he quickly realized that engineering was not for him. Recognizing the combination of taking an introductory geology course and his love of being outside, Johnson knew a geology major would be the right fit for him.

School of Social Work receives federal funding to address opioid addiction

Social workers at West Virginia University are leading the way in opioid treatment and prevention in West Virginia, where overdose rates are the highest in the U.S. 

Thinking ‘follower first’: A new approach to leadership studies

Could changing the focus of leadership studies from the leader to the follower produce more substantial gains within the discipline?